put (one's) mind to rest

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put (one's) mind to rest

To assuage or relieve someone's or one's own worry, anxiety, dread, fear, etc. I know you're anxious to hear how your father is doing after the surgery, so let me put your mind to rest: he's going to make a full recovery. I'm trying to put my mind to rest about these debts, but I just can't get it out of my head.
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Your correspondent has dwelt under the misconception for over two years and I sincerely hope that this letter will serve to alleviate his indignation and put his mind to rest regarding this matter.
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